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Mark Swilling

Swilling, Mark

Swilling, Mark

Professor, Sustainable Development, School of Public Leadership of Stellenbosch University, South Africa; Project Leader, Centre for the Transdisciplinary Study of Sustainability and Complexity

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Professor, Sustainable Development, School of Public Leadership of Stellenbosch University, South Africa; Project Leader, Centre for the Transdisciplinary Study of Sustainability and Complexity

Mark Swilling is Professor, Sustainable Development, School of Public Leadership of Stellenbosch University, South Africa; Member, UN Environment Programme Resource Panel and co-lead author of the Panel’s 2011 report on decoupling the use of natural resources and environmental impacts from economic activity; Co-founder of PLANACT, urban development NGO.

ARTICLES BY THIS AUTHOR

The Greek Financial Crisis – Theoretical Implications   ( Economic Theory ), ( Global Governance & Democracy ), ( New Economics ), ( Global Governance & Law )
 Get Full Text in PDFAbstract The world we live in is a product of the way we think. Our conception of reality determines what we see and what we achieve. The Greek crisis is not simply a case of high public debt, economic mismanagement or weak political will in Greece or the Eurozone. It is underpinned by economic premises, constructs and resulting practices that promote exactly the type of dilemma Greece faces today. Without addressing these conceptual issues, no lasting solution is...